Ileana was born on 1 November in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She lived in Goa while growing up, and has three siblings. Her name is Greek.
She was persuaded to try modeling by her mother’s friend. She made her portfolio, and has been seen in adverts for Emami Talc, Electrolux, and Fair and Lovely.
She has been acting mainly in Telugu films since 2006. She has also been seen in a few Tamil films. Barfee is her first Hindi movie.
The success of films such as Pokri, Jalsa, and Kick established her as one of the leading actresses in the Telugu film industry.
She has her own social networking pages, and her official website will be launched soon. She tweets often, and has more than 80,000 followers. The number will only increase once Barfee releases.
She is a very good singer, and sketching is a talent that she has acquired from her father. She loves reading English novels as well.